Mofu-Gudur

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A language of Cameroon

Alternate Names
Mofou, Mofou de Goudour, Mofu South, Mofu-Sud
Population

90,000 (2008 SIL), increasing.

Location

Far North region: Mayo-Tsanaga division into Diamare division, Mokolo subdivision, massifs south of Tsanaga river to Mayo-Louti river.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Dimeo, Gudur, Massagal (Massakal), Mokong, Njeleng, Zidim.

Language Use

Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Very positive attitudes. 60% also use Adamawa Fulfulde [fub]. Used as L2 by Cuvok [cuv], Gavar [gou], Mbudum [xmd].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 15%. Literacy rate in L2: 30%. Several schools have Multilingual Education programs, with Mofu-Gudur as the language of instruction. Poetry. Radio programs. Grammar. NT: 2007.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Christian, Muslim, traditional religion.